At AAMCO Walnut Creek, CA, our Initial Vehicle Check will thoroughly diagnose all major systems in your vehicle and let you know if there are any problems requiring maintenance. It is the best way to get peace of mind for any safety issues your vehicle may be experiencing. You can feel confident knowing your car or truck is in good hands with AAMCO Walnut Creek, CA's expert technicians.
Why should you get an Initial Vehicle Check?
We perform our exclusive Transmission Initial Vehicle Check service on every car before we do any repair so we can properly diagnose the problem you are having. At AAMCO Walnut Creek, CA, we review your vehicle externally by placing it on a lift to assess the controls under the vehicle for any problems. We also check your vehicle internally with our advanced diagnostics equipment in order to analyze your vehicle’s computer system’s electronic components. We also evaluate your car’s performance with a road test to experience any problems you may be having first-hand.
AAMCO Walnut Creek, CA’s exclusive Initial Vehicle Check & Diagnostics Services includes:
- Check the level and condition of your transmission fluid
- Check the level and condition of transfer case and differential fluid, where applicable.
- Perform a road test, to experience first-hand any problems you have noticed and to evaluate your car's performance including:
- Initial engagements
- Each drive range
- Upshift timing
- Upshift quality
- Downshift timing
- Downshift quality
- Passing gear
- TCC engagement
- 4x4 performance
Your vehicle will be placed on a lift to review the controls under the vehicle for any possible cause of the problem external to the transmission including:
- Shift linkage or cable
- Vacuum connections
- TV/detent cable/linkage
- Engine performance
- Harness connections
- Ground connections
- Engine idle
- Final drive
- Axles and shafts
- U-joints/CV joints
- Fluid retention
- Pan gasket
- Wire condition
- Scanning the computer for trouble codes
Once your problem has been properly diagnosed, our expert technicians will recommend the right repair for your vehicle. If on the odd chance an initial check didn't diagnose your problem, we still won't recommend a rebuilt transmission service until we know EXACTLY what is causing your problem.
AAMCO Walnut Creek, CA
OUR ADDRESS1410 Autocenter Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Monday - Friday | 08:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday | Closed